The first trailer for Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise was a fake ad for the titular building itself, focusing on the luxury it provides. This one is all about Tom Hiddleston’s Dr. Robert Laing and how living in the building goes for him. Based on the trailer, the answer is “not well.”

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Now, we know that the voiceover is Hiddleston reading from the J.G. Ballard book that the movie is based on. Which does make us want that version of the audiobook. But it’s also sort of implying that Laing is referring to himself in the third person, which is never good.


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